Five Best CPU Coolers

If you're looking to overclock, build a silent PC, or just get your rig operating at peak performance, you may want more than stock cooling for your processor. There are tons of aftermarket CPU coolers out there though, and it can be tough to choose a good one. We asked you, and here are five of the best options,… » 1/04/15 12:59pm 1/04/15 12:59pm

Does Brand Matter When I Buy Computer Parts?

Dear Lifehacker,
I'm building my first computer using your guide, and I've been asking around on forums for help on picking the parts. I was using an AMD processor, but everyone keeps telling me Intel is better. Should I listen, or are they just fanboys? Does brand matter? » 7/09/13 9:15pm 7/09/13 9:15pm